Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding

This Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding recipe is a healthy dessert recipe that tastes like decadent chocolate pudding, but is actually made with maple syrup, unsweetened cocoa powder, and chia seeds!

Prep: 2 hoursTotal: 2 hours
Fat 10 Carbs 33 Protein 7
Yield 2 1x


  • 1/4 cup chia seeds
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 2.5 tablespoons maple syrup (or more, to taste)*
  • Pinch of salt


  1. Place all ingredients into an airtight container and whisk until the cocoa powder dissolves. 
  2. Cover and let sit in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours, or for best results, overnight.
  3. Before serving, option to add a splash more of almond milk or eat as-is.

Tips & Notes

  • This recipe was retested and updated on January 14, 2021. To view the original recipe click HERE.
  • Maple syrup: if you use a dark cocoa powder or cacao powder, you will likely need to use more maple syrup to balance out the bitterness.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/2 Calories: 259 Sugar: 17 Fat: 10 Carbohydrates: 33 Fiber: 10 Protein: 7
Author: Lee FunkeCategory: DessertsMethod: No BakeCuisine: AmericanDiet: Vegan

Keywords: chocolate chia seed pudding

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